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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO: 216
ANSWERED ON:  04.08.2015
Issuance of Unique Identity Number (Aadhaar)
THANGSO BAITE
Will the Minister of



HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-


(a) the progress made so far in issuance of the Unique Identity Number (Aadhaar) to the citizens, State/UT-wise;

(b) whether any target has been fixed in this regard;

(c) if so, the details thereof indicating the total number of Unique Identity
Number/Aadhaar cards issued so far, the expenditure incurred thereon and the time by which the remaining cards are likely to be provided, State/UT-wise;

(d) whether many shortcomings have been identified in the enrolment process for issuance of the cards; and

(e) if so, the details thereof and the corrective measures taken in this regard?


ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
(SHRI HARIBHAI PARATHIBHAI CHAUDHARY)

(a) to (e): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House
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STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO.*216 FOR 4.08.2015
(a) to (c): As on 31.07.2015, around 89.08 crore Aadhaars have been generated. The State/ UT wise details are given in the annexure. Total expenditure incurred under UID scheme since inception upto June 2015 is Rs. 6426.73 crore. Like NPR, Aadhaar is issued to residents of India and is not a proof of citizenship.

(d) & (e): It is continuous endeavour of UIDAI that improvement in processes and upgradation of technology are undertaken on an on-going basis, based on the complaints/feedback and suggestions received from the enrolment eco system partners.

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